Functional programming. CPP is a C preprocessor, but it is common to use it in Haskell. That leads to a number of issues. It can mess with haskell code. CPP doesn't understand Haskell code, instead it assumes C code. @snoyberg asked for community's opinnion about how to handle exceptions in http-client. You can also see responses here without answering the poll: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/172VCI-9ikFSXfa1hRu8WYsLBu2F6270IqAv44rVsLhQ/viewanalytics There's Haskell hackathon in Budapest. Anyone planning on participating? Any plans for what to hack? Projects to do? Recently I've gotten some feedback from a non-Haskelling colleague that from their perspective, the Haskell community does not discuss design patterns very often. One one hand, I do feel that functional programming languages are not as fertile of a breedi... The Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 8.0.1 =============================================== The GHC developers are very pleased to announce the release of the first new super-major version of our Haskell compiler in six years, GHC 8.0.1. This video was filmed during The flatMap(Oslo) conference which took place on the 12-13th of May 2014 in Oslo, Norway. flatMap(Oslo) is Norway's first dedicated Scala and functional programming conference.